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We went here as part of a tour from our small expedition cruise ship and they had laid on some traditional music and traditional snacks for us. It is worth a short visit. You are able to see part of the palace including a rather...More
This museum is specifically build for preserving Sumenep royal family legacy. It offers variety of relics, weapons and chariot of the royal family. Although itsn't as fancy as other museum, you will learn local folklore and other Sumenep kingdom history.
The kraton or palace is worth-visiting. There are some fine buildings to see and interesting exhibits. Mostly dating from the 18th century. You are free to stroll around. There is the main palace building, the water gardens, the museum within the kraton, the gate house,...More
I was shown around the museum and palace by a lovely young lady who spoke excellent English. Museum has much on interest; a carriage gifted by King George of England, a huge Koran plus photos of the kings of Sumenep.
The collection awaiting inside is so very impressive, unfortunately some pieces are falling apart due to lack of funds to properly take care of them. But very impressive all the same. Massive storage of furniture and royal fixtures from centuries ago. Truly inspiring which should...More
The guided tour was very worthwhile taking in as it did the royal horse carriage museum, the kraton and the taman sari. It was an ideal starting point for a later trip to the royal cemetery at AstaTinggi. The bupati's office is behind the kraton...More
Situated at the eastern island of the dry, barren island of Madura, Sumenep is, without a doubt, the island's finest town. Though it is not the largest settlement on the island today, Sumenep trumps all other towns in history, culture and allure. There are only...More